Posts in category "Crime"

Trump befriends the Underworld

        “On the 24th floor of Trump Tower, in an office two floors below Donald Trump, Felix Sater was trying to revive his career. The Russian-born businessman had already done a stint in prison for stabbing a man in the face with the stem of a margarita glass, and he was now... Read more »

Overcoming the tragedy in Dallas

  “We must learn to live together as brothers and sisters. If not, we will perish.”  [Congressman John Lewis]   In Dallas five innocent officers died Protecting the right of assembly outside. Let us not solely call out Whose fault in the fallout. But heal the wounds joining hands unified.

Sean Penn: Amateur Narc

  “The actor Sean Penn met with Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the Mexican drug lord known as “El Chapo,” in a jungle hide-out in October, according to an article Mr. Penn wrote for Rolling Stone magazine that was published Saturday [January 9,2016] night. Mr. Guzmán escaped from prison in July and was on the run when... Read more »
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On gun violence, NRA stands for No Reasonable Action

  I listened and liked what Obama did say About gun  background checks  the other day. Since they’re  common sense  steps, Why do  NRA reps Keep  pretending he’ll take all  their weapons away?

Tom Selleck quenches his thirst...illegally

  “TV star Tom Selleck has been accused of stealing water amid California’s drought from a neighboring water district.“ [npr.org]   While in the drought most people schlepped, Sweat in the daylight,  when  they slept. The law conserving water kept, All bound by conscience. All, except Tom Selleck, wealthy aquaklept.*   *from the Greek “kleptein”... Read more »

Get Shorty before he gets the Trumpster

  “Donald Trump has reached out to the FBI to investigate a threat he received via Twitter following his comments about escaped drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” (Shorty) Guzman, ABC News reports.”  [time/com]   At  Mexicans Trump fired  a mortar El Chapo warns he’s out of order. “Quick,” Donald says. “Secure the border.  
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The Case Against Torture As a Function of National Security

  My wife doesn’t like to talk politics.  We seldom do.  And usually I’m on a soapbox doing my Patrick Henry impersonation. She listens and nods her head.  Until I’ve run out of words. This morning I brought up what many are talking about: the role torture has played since 9-11.  The Senate’s report has... Read more »

Richard Milhous Nixon: The [Expletive Deleted] President

Born today was Richard Nixon In politics he got his licks in. A true Republican reprobate Whose Waterloo was Watergate. “Sock it to me!” [Richard Nixon, September 16, 1968,  while appearing on ‘Laugh-In’] Editorial Musing: Is Chris Christie another Nixon knock-off?

Christian Doppler: Shiftless? Not.

Born today was Christian Doppler. Among weather forecasters, he’s very pop’lar. Without him where would Big Bang be, Or police clocking  you on a speeding spree? “A police car equipped for catching speeders is parked alongside a highway. It sends out radio waves that strike vehicles on the highway and are bounced back to a receiver in... Read more »
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Jesse James: Frontier Desperado

Born today was Jesse James, One of the Old West outlaw names. He robbed the trains and banks becuz That’s where all the money was.* *”I rob banks because that’s where the money is” is often attributed to Willie Sutton, although he denied saying it in his latter years. “Jesse James was born in Missouri,... Read more »